SULLIVAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE

One-car accident on Forestburgh Road

Posted 3/18/22

On Wednesday, March 16,  at approximately 5:30 p.m., the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Patrol answered a 911 call of a one-car motor vehicle accident on Forestburgh Road in the Town of Lumberland.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE

One-car accident on Forestburgh Road

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TOWN OF LUMBERLAND, NY — On Wednesday, March 16,  at approximately 5:30 p.m., the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Patrol answered a 911 call of a one-car motor vehicle accident on Forestburgh Road in the Town of Lumberland. The investigation at the scene revealed that Jacqueline Parrish, 39, of Monticello was operating a 1996 Mercury Villager minivan in a southerly direction when her vehicle crossed over into the oncoming lane and ran off the northbound shoulder, striking a guide rail. Parrish was the only occupant of the vehicle.

Motorists who were behind the minivan and witnessed the accident stopped to help and called 911. Sheriff’s deputies and the Lumberland Fire Department responded, provided medical attention and extricated the victim from the vehicle. She was transported to Garnet Catskill by Mobile Medic EMS and was pronounced dead a short time later at the hospital. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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